Current & Upcoming Films
San Francisco Global Vietnamese Film Festival
The San Francisco Global Vietnamese Film Festival (April 26-28, 2013) is a biennial film and video showcase centering Vietnamese filmmakers in Vi?t Nam and the diaspora—a international vision reflecting a transnational reality. The San Francisco Global Vietnamese Film Festival (SFGVFF) is the first and only festival of its kind in the Bay Area. With an Opening Night Gala ($10, 7:30-10pm, 4/26) at Artists’ Television Access (992 Valencia St), the SFGVFF runs from 2:30pm to midnight each day, April 27-28, 2013, at the historic Roxie Theater (3117 16th Street) built in 1909 in the Mission district of San Francisco. The festival expects over 2,000 attendees.
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Over 20 films from all over the world—including Viet Nam, Cambodia, Canada, France, Japan, Czech Republic, and the United States—will be showcased at our two-day festival. This year, the SFGVFF features narrative, documentary, and experimental films and videos by Cuong Ngo (Pearls of the Far East), Do Quoc Trung (On Duty With Shu Qi), Duc Nguyen (sneak preview of Stateless), Hong-An Troung (Adaptation Fever series), Leon Le (Dawn), Lin+Lam (Departure), Mark Tran (All About Dad), Nghiem Quynh Trang (Un Interrogatoire), Nguyen Dình Anh (Uncle & Son), a retrospective by Nguyen Trinh Thi, Phuong Thao Tran and Swann Debus (With Or Without Me), Tony Nguyen (Enforcing The Silence), Tran Anh Hung (Norwegian Wood), Tran Dung Thanh Huy (16-30), Tran Ngoc Sang (Go Playing With Ice), and Viet Le (Love Bang!). The festival is pleased to feature introductory talks and Q&A discussion with filmmakers/directors Viet Le, Duc Nguyen, and Tony Nguyen.
Each screening is $10, and may include multiple films or events.
Our festival is sponsored in part by the Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network, Zellerbach Family Foundation, Walter & Elise Haas Fund, Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center, and San Francisco Arts Commission.
The San Francisco Global Vietnamese Film Festival is proudly part of the 16th annual United States of Asian America Festival.
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SATURDAY, April 27th
ADAPTATION FEVER / DEPARTURE
Nguyen Trinh Thi Retrospective
ENFORCING THE SILENCE
SUNDAY, April 28th
WITH OR WITHOUT ME
PEARLES OF THE FAR EAST
Best of Yxine Film Festival Shorts
ALL ABOUT DAD